Bill Darnel


Bill Darnel (June 10, 1920 - April 28, 1976) was a veteran session singer who became famous as a recording artist during the early 1950s. He is best known for his 1950 hit covers of "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy" and "M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I," with The Heathertones as backing singers.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy (1950)
  • M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I (1950)

Pop charts debut year: 1950

Years active: ca. late 1930s - 1950s

Genres: Traditional pop, jazz, country & western

Labels: Coral


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Bill Darnel

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